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Solar Energy in Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Energy in Queen Creek

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Queen Creek with an average of 7.35 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Queen Creek

Solar panels in Queen Creek that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Queen Creek

The total length of the day in Queen Creek, AZ today (May 21, 2022) will be 14 hours and 1 minutes. [More]

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Queen Creek, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Queen Creek, AZ

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Queen Creek.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek

Based on historical Queen Creek, AZ data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Queen Creek. [1]

Queen Creek has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Queen Creek that are always titled at the latitude of Queen Creek (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Queen Creek

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Queen Creek.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek

Queen Creek, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Queen Creek is April with an average of 7.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.14 kWh/m2/day and March at 7.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Queen Creek (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Queen Creek vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Queen Creek

The average monthly solar radiation level in Queen Creek, AZ, of 6.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 68% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately equal to the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Queen Creek vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Queen Creek solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Queen Creek

Sunrise / Sunset in Queen Creek

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 21, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:22 am
    • Sunset: 7:23 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:1
Solar Energy Statistics for Queen Creek

Best Months for Solar in Queen Creek

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Queen Creek

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Solar Power Output in Queen Creek

The Power of Solar in Queen Creek, AZ

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Queen Creek (az). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Queen Creek. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek

Queen Creek (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7121.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Queen Creek is April with an average of 660.4 kWhac, followed by March at 658.3 kWhac and May at 638.58 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Queen Creek (Arizona) are December with an average of 528.69 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 547.14 kWhac and January at 553.18 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Queen Creek

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Weather Forecast for Queen Creek, AZ [5]

Sat May 21
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 94°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun May 22
88°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 95°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon May 23
86°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 54%
Tue May 24
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 95°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed May 25
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 3%
Thu May 26
92°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 101°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 56%

More about Queen Creek

About Queen Creek

The town of Queen Creek, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 26,361. [6]

Queen Creek Solar Power

Queen Creek, AZ Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Queen Creek, AZ, or for more solar-related resources for Queen Creek, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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